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    The Mail :: The Daily Withdrawal
    Movies II :: Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds"
    The People Next Door :: The Good Listener
    Image Grain IV :: November Mist, Daybreak
    Portrait Without Eyes :: Bad Dream
    Beginnings :: 2014: It BEGAN with a BRRRRR!
    Feast III :: Turkey enough for 48 days?
    Tis the Season for Feasting! :: Christmas Cheeseboard at the Inn
    Flora IV :: Chrysanthemums
    Breaking the Rules :: "Avoid centering your subject"
    Beds & Sofas & Chairs :: Ice Cream Daze
    Postage Stamp :: Celebrating New England's Maritime Heritage
    Tools of the Trade: the Great Outdoors :: u n t i t l e d
    Family III :: "Family" is a history of moments shared...
    Framing VI :: Evening Rest
    Day Taken At Night :: The Bridge to the Eastern Shore
    Time Capsule II :: We called them "Swans", and they were beautiful!
    Fences IV :: Dune Fence & Tide Flats, Early Spring
    The Username Challenge III :: CapeCodDreams
    Low Contrast :: Catboat in the Evening Mist
    Subject in Another Room II :: Christmas Eve at the Museum
    Churches III :: First Congregational Church, 1747
    Point of View Diptych :: Subject / Verb
    Free Study 2013-11 :: Early Snowfall
    Effects of Water :: Buoy 201
    Rivers & Streams :: Herring River, Clearing Storm
    Nine II :: Dinghies at Stage Harbor
    White & Blue :: Object 'A' (& the sky so blue)
    Autumn :: Evening Light
    Landscape Layering :: Indian Summer, Riverbend
    Back To School IV :: The Old Schoolhouse (circa 1869)
    Sky :: Winter Sunset
    Parks :: Boathouse, Salt Creek, Cape Cod National Seashore
    New Happiness :: Portlight & Loadline
    Camera Phone Free Study II :: Day Lily, Summer Evening
    Tools II :: Breaking the Molds
    Flora At Night :: Midnight Masquerade
    Posthumous Ribbon :: "The Parliament of Birds"
    Body of Water III :: Tracy Arm Fjord, South Sawyer Glacier
    Freedom III :: Emergence
    B/W Landscape II :: Dune Fence, Chapin Beach
    Plants in B/W :: Anthurium Andraeanum
    Beauty In The Everyday II :: m u d f l a t / s u n s e t
    Proportion II :: Condor, Clearing Storm, Point Sur
    Before And After Self Portrait :: o v e r s i g h t
    Sports V :: Skiing the Treeline
    Shadows VI :: Dune Fence, Lighthouse Beach
    Double Take III :: Morning Mist
    Object Isolation by Contrast II :: Homeward Bound
    Mug Shot II :: 20180322 - ZW 13796 SJ
    My Drug :: Lighthouses are my passion: tone mapping is my drug...
    Bridges VI ::  Fog & Pelicans at the Golden Gate
    Autumn II :: These dark days of autumn rain / are beautiful as days can be.
    Wildlife V :: Herring Gulls, Orchard Beach
    4:00-5:00 a.m. II :: Passing Squall, Herring River
    Flowers for Sherpet :: Dahlia for Shez
    A Tribute to Stephen Hawking :: d e p a r t u r e
    Were You Fooled? :: At 7:23 AM I stumbled out of bed to this and thought we were on fire...
    Honorable Mentions
    Ducky :: Laughing at the demons of her past, Duckie returns to the slough where she was born.
    Abstract in Color :: m i d w a y
    Junque :: The Bat Fisherman
    Fat Pillow Thin Pillow :: Why settle for either when you can have it all?
    Automotive Detail III :: Maserati in the Rain
    Warmth :: Down on the marsh, in January, we call this warm!
    Suburbia II :: COMING SOON! To a Neighborhood Woodland Near You!
    A Fork in the Road :: Middle of the Road
    Shoes III :: Barefoot in the Dunes at Sunset
    Pareidolia II :: The Witnesses
    Distracting Elements :: Oh, Rats!
    Tarot Card :: The Sun
    Textures VII :: Hosta in Winter
    Natural Body of Water :: Estuary at Daybreak
    Landscape or Seascape :: View of Bixby Creek from Hurricane Point
    Emotion II :: Annoyance
    Woody III :: Good Morning, Sunshine!
    HDR III :: Red Skiff, Blue Skiff, Geese Foraging in the Morning Mist...
    Environmental Portrait :: Jim Talin, Master Bookbinder
    Free Study XIII ::  View from Ecola Point, Sunset
    All Alone II :: S Q U A L L
    All is Calm :: Winter Calm, Evening Light
    Off With Their Head! :: Pulp Fiction
    Your Corner of the World IV :: Sundown at the Icehouse
    Procrastination ::  This Year: Patch, Paint & Float the Boat...
    Air :: The Air up There : Daybreak at 36,000 Feet
    Negative Image IV :: Summer at the Shore
    Cardboard Box  II :: Jimmy, is that YOU?!!!
    Rooftops :: Copper Roofing, Buckfast Abbey, Devon, UK
    Leaks :: They don't come any leakier than this :-)
    My Left Foot :: Angle of Repose
    DIY Google Street View :: 293 Bay Drive, Heading East
    Barns, Farms or Rural Countrysides :: Hill Country
    Shoot the Moon :: Full Moon Across the Bar
    Off Color :: The Cuckoo's Calling
    Free Study 2011-12 :: The Oysterman
    Calendar III :: Clearing Fog, Early June, Pt. Reyes National Seashore
    Free Study 2016-09 :: Black Sands Basin, Yellowstone
    Perspective VII :: Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge, 1933
    DPChallenge User Portrait II :: NotAnsel
    Monuments II :: The Bridge of Sighs
    Death :: The Long, Bleak Sleep, the Winter of the Bones
    Forced Perspective :: "Perfect Data" : The landscape photographer's secret.
    Beatles Song/Lyrics II :: It seems like years since it's been clear; here comes the sun...
    DPChallenge User Portrait :: Whiterook
    Bovine III (Archival) :: Highland Bull, Exmoor
    In The Spirit Of: docpjv :: Winter Ebb
    In The Style Of: Art Roflmao :: Godzie the Riveter
    DNMC :: The April Fool
    User Profile
    Name: Robert Ward Age: 73
    Username: Bear_Music
    Gender: M
    Type: Administrator Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts
    Cameras: Canon Powershot SX70 HS
    Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+
    Sony Alpha a7
    Sony Alpha a7 II
    Sony Alpha a7r
    Lenses: Sony 24-70mm F4 Vario-Tessar T* FE OSS
    Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
    Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
    Lensbaby Composer Double Glass Optic
    Lensbaby Composer Pinhole Zone Plate Optic
    Lensbaby Composer Plastic Optic
    Lensbaby Composer Single Glass Optic
    Sony 16-35mm f/4 Vario-Tessar T* FE ZA OSS Lens
    Sony FE 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS Lens
    Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS
    Registered: Dec. 18th 2004
    Contact:
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    Signature: Home is where one starts from. As we grow older
    The world becomes stranger, the pattern more complicated.

    T.S.Eliot, "East Coker"

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